senate Bill S6144

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Clarifies the definition of a fire company to include a fire response and fire rescue unit of a county airport or county aviation department

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Local Government Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to local government
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 20, 2019 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1827
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 17, 2019 referred to local government

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S6144 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7646
Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§100 & 207-a, Gen Muni L

S6144 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Clarifies the definition of a fire company to include a fire response and fire rescue unit of a county airport or county aviation department; and to ensure employees of such fire response and fire rescue units are eligible for equal benefits as other paid firefighters.

S6144 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6144 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6144

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 17, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. ROBACH, GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to clarifying the
  definition of a fire company to  include  a  fire  response  and  fire
  rescue  unit  of a county airport or a county aviation department; and
  to ensure employees of such fire response and fire  rescue  units  are
  eligible for equal benefits as other paid firefighters

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Paragraph c of subdivision 2 of section 100 of the  general
municipal  law,  as  amended  by  chapter  476  of  the laws of 2018, is
amended, and a new paragraph d is added to read as follows:
  c. A fire corporation the members of which are volunteer  firefighters
and  which  was  incorporated  under,  or  established  pursuant  to the
provisions of, any general or special law, which is not included  within
paragraphs a and b above, if such corporation is by law under the gener-
al  control  of,  or  recognized as a fire corporation by, the governing
board of a city, town, village, fire district or a district  corporation
other than a fire district[.], OR
  D.  A  COUNTY  AIRPORT  OR COUNTY AVIATION DEPARTMENT FIRE RESPONSE OR
FIRE RESCUE UNIT.
  § 2. Section 207-a of the general municipal law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8. EMPLOYEES OF A COUNTY AIRPORT OR COUNTY AVIATION  DEPARTMENT  WHICH
PERFORM  FIRE  RESPONSE  OR  FIRE  RESCUE  DUTIES  SHALL BE ELIGIBLE FOR
PAYMENTS AND/OR BENEFITS PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10185-01-9

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